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The “Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act”: A Dangerous and Cynical Attack on Women’s Health and the Right to Safe Abortion

Representative Trent Franks (R-AZ) has proposed the Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act, H.R. 3541, attacking American women’s right to safe abortion under the guise of prohibiting “discrimination against the unborn.” Representative [...]

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House Budget Bill Would Strip 60,000 Low-Income Women in the District of Columbia of Access to Abortion Services

The draft budget bill (H.R. 1) passed by the House of Representatives would overrule the decision of 400,000-plus voters in the District of Columbia to fund medically necessary abortions for low-income women. The bill would [...]

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New Abortion Ban Bill Would Deny Abortion Coverage to Millions of Women and Allow Healthcare Providers to Deny Life-Saving Care to Women in Emergencies

On January 20, 2011, Representative Joe Pitts (R-PA) introduced an extreme anti-choice bill for consideration by Congress.  Subsequently, on February 3, 2011, Rep. Pitts made public a revised bill.  Key problems with the bill include: [...]

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A Bait-and-Switch Attack on Reproductive Health: Radical New Anti-Choice Bill Would Deny Insurance Coverage to Millions of Women

On January 20, 2011, Rep. Chris Smith (R.-NJ) introduced extreme anti-choice legislation for consideration by Congress. While it is misleadingly called the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act” (H.R. 3), current law already imposes punishing [...]

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What’s Wrong with the Executive Order on Abortion Restrictions?

On Sunday, March 21, 2010, as part of the negotiations over the healthcare reform bill, President Barack Obama promised to issue a new Executive Order on abortion restrictions upon passage of the bill by the [...]

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Debunking Myths on Funding Firewalls and Healthcare Reform

Question: Does Healthcare Reform Actually Provide Federal Funding for Abortion? Answer: No. During final debate on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. Joseph Pitts (R-PA), called the healthcare reform bill "pro-abortion" and [...]

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Facts on Stupak-Pitts Amendment and the Threat to Women’s Health

 The Stupak/Pitts abortion ban, which passed the House of Representatives as part of the healthcare reform bill, is damaging to women’s healthcare. Our fact sheet covers six key points on the Stupak-Pitts Amendment and the threat to [...]

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Why the Stupak-Pitts Abortion Ban Is An Unprecedented and Damaging Assault on Women’s Health card link

Why the Stupak-Pitts Abortion Ban Is An Unprecedented and Damaging Assault on Women’s Health

The House-passed Stupak-Pitts Amendment is a serious assault on women’s health, yet many remain unaware of its radical scope and dangerous implications. The bottom line is simple: Stupak-Pitts would make it nearly impossible for private [...]

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The Legal Right to Abortion in Puerto Rico

The Legal Right to Abortion in Puerto Rico

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

Help us ensure that every government around the world guarantees them.

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